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DC2 - latest I have promotions (discounts/coupons) working so can see adjustments etc. I have set up a custom tax type - 20% and territory - UK set values on my Order item types (Physical goods, Digital goods,Services,Events) * How are these values related to assigning tax on a product in cart?

I can add a tax manually via order UI as admin. I'm not seeing tax entries on checkout, and no tax entries in adjustments table (other than manual one). * How is link between tax and order made? thanks

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Answer to second question is that the tax cannot be calculated until Billing address is present (as depends on 'territory' of store & user) - so tax line is not seen initially until user reaches review stage. Once the tax (as an 'adjustment') is added to order, it then stays visible - eg if user goes back to cart to add/remove items. The tax value then gets updated to reflect new cart contents on clicking 'Update cart', or clicking Checkout.

  • We use the store's address before the billing address is known, so if your store has a british address, then british VAT will be applied. You have a "European Union (VAT)" plugin that provides all tax rates for Great Britain btw, no need to create a custom tax type. – Bojan Zivanovic Jun 17 '17 at 18:32
  • Bojan - thanks, I was just trying it make it all work and have standard GB VAT working now. How are Standard/Reduced/Zero rates applied? Is it connected with the Order item type - Taxable type (Physical goods, Digital goods,Services,Events) ? – jons Jun 18 '17 at 19:51
  • On a new order, it seems we do need to have a Billing address before tax is shown. – jons Jun 18 '17 at 20:58
  • Right now you need to write a custom TaxRateResolver class to choose a rate other than standard (and yes, you can use the taxable type for that). A UI will be provided in later releases. – Bojan Zivanovic Jun 18 '17 at 22:31

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